Governor Moore announces $2.8 million in grants to enhance efforts to address Maryland’s nursing shortage

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore this week announced $2.8 million in grants from the Maryland Higher Education Commission’s Nurse Support Program II to help address the state’s nursing shortage. Through the New Nursing Faculty Fellowship and Nurse Educator Doctoral Grants for Practice and Dissertation Research, funding will help support the need for more nurse educators who are critical to getting students […]

WalletHub ranks 2024’s top 10 colleges & universities in Maryland [VIDEO]

BALTIMORE, MD—With the first “early decision” college-application deadline looming on November 1, and tuition and room and board at a four-year college costing $27,940 – $57,570 per year, the personal-finance website WalletHub this week released its 2024’s Best College & University Rankings report, in addition to separate rankings for colleges and for universities. To help college-bound seniors make the most […]

Governor Moore announces $5.8 million in grant awards for Maryland nursing programs

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore has announced that nine Maryland nursing programs will receive $5.8 million to help address the state’s nursing shortage. The FY24 Competitive Institutional Grant funding includes one-year resource grants, multi-year implementation grants, and planning grants to get more students out of the classroom and into the workforce. “This funding will create positive and lasting change in the […]

Governor Hogan, Appalachian Regional Commission announce $47.1 million in awards for economic diversification in coal-impacted communities [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan and the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) this week announced awards of more than $47 million to 54 projects through the POWER (Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization) Initiative, which directs federal resources to economic diversification projects in Appalachian communities affected by job losses in coal mining, coal power plant operations, and coal-related supply chain […]